Market: Argentina

Consortium buys Pan American’s fuel stations in Uruguay

A consortium of Paraguayan, Uruguayan and Argentine companies has enlisted Dentons Jiménez de Aréchaga in Montevideo and Vouga Abogados in Asunción to snap up Pan American Energy’s Uruguayan fuel station chain.

14 July 2021

Argentina’s largest dairy producer swerves default with bond swap

Argentina’s largest dairy company, Mastellone Hermanos, has hired Linklaters in New York and local firm Cibils, Labougle, Ibañez Abogados to swap bonds worth US$164 million with newly issued notes to restructure part of its US$200 million debt pile.

09 July 2021

CGC buys Sinopec’s oil assets in Argentina

Argentine oil and gas company Compañía General de Combustibles (CGC) has relied on HFW in London and Hong Kong and Marval O'Farrell Mairal in Buenos Aires to acquire Chinese counterpart Sinopec’s local operations.

09 July 2021

Telecom Argentina loan calls on EGFA and Marval O'Farrell

Telecom Argentina has hired local law firm EGFA to obtain a US$30 million loan from JP Morgan.

07 July 2021

Bruchou and Martínez de Hoz steer Vaca Muerta investment

Mexico’s Vista Oil & Gas has relied on Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi in Buenos Aires to enter a US$250 million investment agreement with Swiss commodity trader Trafigura to develop oil wells in Argentina’s shale formation Vaca Muerta.

02 July 2021

Argentine province of Chaco restructures debt

The New York and Buenos Aires offices of DLA Piper LLP have helped the Argentine province of Chaco restructure US$250 million worth of foreign debt.

30 June 2021

Post-coronavirus wealth taxes could be a case of when, not if

The financial strain of the covid-19 pandemic has forced governments in Latin America to dig deep to cover costs. As a growing debt pile looms ever larger, some countries in the region are floating a tax on the wealthy to help foot the bill, one of several ways private wealth counsel in the region is evolving. Emily Darby reports on a practice area experiencing big changes.

29 June 2021

Codere becomes LatAm’s first listed gambling group

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in Madrid, New York and London has helped Spanish gambling company Codere Online combine with a Mexican special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) in a US$350 million deal that creates Latin America’s first listed gaming operator.

24 June 2021

US$4.1 billion waste management buy calls on Cuatrecasas

US investment group Platinum Equity has called on Cuatrecasas in Madrid, Lisbon, Bogotá, Mexico City and Santiago to acquire Spain’s Urbaser – one of the world’s largest environmental services companies – for 3.5 billion euros (US$4.1 billion).

21 June 2021

Multiple firms in Argentine Globant’s US$295 million equity offering

Argentine digital technology company Globant has relied on DLA Piper LLP in New York, Boston and Buenos Aires and Argentina's Marval O’Farrell Mairal to raise US$295 million in a follow-on offering.

14 June 2021

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